Overtime pay in Japan rose 2.7% in November from a year earlier, posting an annual growth for the eight straight month and accelerating from a 2.3% increase in October. The rise in overtime pay signaled strong corporate activity as Japanese firms ramp up production following the pandemic-induced slowdown. Overtime pay increased mainly in real estate & goods rental (9.1%), construction (8.8%) and manufacturing (8.3%); while it decreased mainly in mining & quarrying (-17.3%), compound services (-13.7%) and accommodations, eating & drinking services (-9.5%). source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
Overtime Pay YoY in Japan averaged -0.17 percent from 1991 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in May of 2021 and a record low of -26.30 percent in May of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for Japan Overtime Pay YoY. Japan Overtime Pay YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.